Mechanical Team Leader - rotherham

Barker Ross
22 Aug 2019
26 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Mechanical Team Leader

Currently recruiting for a fantastic opportunity to join a global organisation who are going through significant growth. Its an ideal time to join a well established business to offer opportunity for development and progression and not to mention the benefits package.

About the role:

The Team Leader role will have a high technical ability, and be self-driven to improve the quality of the maintenance catalogue. They should have a Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) mindset, and be able to suggest inspection improvements and failure reduction measures. They should be highly competent with INFOR and be able to control the quality of information being entered into the system.

As part of the Shift team they are responsible in improving performance and reliability. Their focus is on the efficient and effective planning and execution of maintenance. The Team Leader will play a key role in leading this team, primarily through on the job coaching and supervision. The teams will provide an operational and maintenance service.

Working pattern

On a shift rota pattern, 12 hour shifts (mornings / nights), with some weekend working.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Planning & delegating activities of Team Members, contractors, through monitoring & controlling attendance & holidays and assisting in delivery of technical & safety training
Undertake Technician & basic craft role if required
Carry out PPM inspections
Plan labour & materials requirements for plant needs as specified by Section Engineers
Coordinate & supervise other services & contractors
Deputise for 1st Line engineering management
Use the INFOR system to its full capability for maintenance activities
Undertake training to learn new skills and use any training given
Write reports
Deliver business communications to team (business performance and safety briefs)
Involvement in plant improvement projects
Write and review risk assessments, method statements and procedures e.g. JTD's
Proactively demonstrates a good attitude of Health, Safety and Environment matters specific to the role
Ensures business health and safety instructions are followed e.g. Working at height, Hot work, Confined spaces

To be successful within this role you will ideally have:

A recognised Mechanical apprenticeship (Preferably HNC but minimum ONC level or equivalent)
Good Mechanical knowledge and experience of industrial systems such as:
Hydraulic systems
Pumps, drives and gearboxes
Water cooling systems
Conveyor systems
Mobile plant
Good Mechanical knowledge and experience of the maintenance of gearboxes, pumps, drives, cylinders, accumulators and pressure systems etc
Strong problem solving skills and the ability to methodically fault find any issues.
Experience of working under permit systems previously or has knowledge of how permit systems operate

For more information please contact Nicole Durham.


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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